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Rawls College of Business Breaks Ground on Phase II of Building

The Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University officially broke ground Wednesday morning on a $15 million expansion project that will result in a new west wing for the college’s existing building. The new three-story, 38,000-square-foot addition, approved by the Texas Tech Board of Regents, will match the current building’s architecture and was designed […]

Dr. Stephanie Thomas has Research Accepted for Publication in IJPDLM

Dr. Stephanie Thomas, assistant professor in the Area of Marketing, recently had her study, “The impact of relationship history on negotiation strategy expectations: a theoretical framework,” accepted for publication in the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (IJPDLM). IJPDLM ranks as an “A” journal in the Rawls College of Business and as one […]

Rawls MIS Research Team Reaches Big Data at Ant Financial (Alibaba) in Credit Risk Management Research

On June 10, 2015, the research team led by Dr. Zhangxi Lin, Associate Professor in the Area of ISQS, involving Ph.D. student Weihong Ning, and Master’s student Zelin Jia, and research partners in Tongji University and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, visited the headquarter of Ant Financial at Hangzhou, China. The participants of the […]

Rawls College Hosts Counselors at TTU Summer Showcase

Counselors from 62 high schools and community colleges around the country recently visited the Rawls College of Business, as part of the 2015 Summer Showcase sponsored by the Texas Tech Office of Admissions. The three-day Summer Showcase allows counselors to tour the university and individual colleges in an effort to better inform prospective students about […]

Rawls M.S.B.A. (Finance) Alumnus Jeff Peanick named CEO of Breedlove Foods

Jeff Peanick, a 2012 Rawls alumnus with an M.S.B.A. (concentration in Finance), was recently named CEO of Breedlove Foods, Inc. This article was provided by Denise Marquez, a reporter for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Breedlove Foods honors former CEO and welcomes new CEO Breedlove Foods, Inc. honored its former CEO and welcomed a new CEO during […]

Alumnus Mike Kehoe Achieves Business Beyond Borders

With globalization and an increased demand for companies to engage in international business, the world is simply getting smaller and there is now, more than ever, a necessity for individuals to develop skills that will translate internationally. Rawls alumnus Mike Kehoe – who has 15 years of experience working in international brand management in North […]

Free Market Institute Faculty Spread Ideas of Economic Freedom

This story was provided by Glenys Young, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. Free Market Institute Faculty Spread Ideas of Economic Freedom: Individuals participated in discussion panels in 16 Eastern European countries Three faculty members of Texas Tech University’s Free Market Institute (FMI) traveled throughout Europe this spring as […]

Rawls College Honors and Remembers Dr. William P. “Bill” Dukes

Dr. William P. “Bill” Dukes, an American World War II hero and longtime distinguished finance professor at Texas Tech University, passed away June 3, 2015, in Lubbock, Texas, at age 94. A memorial service will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home (5740 W. 19th St., Lubbock, Texas 79407) on Saturday, June 6, at 1 p.m., […]

Nick Burns Receives Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship

Rawls STEM MBA student Nick Burns will be honored with the Silver and Black Give Back Scholarship, appointed by the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation. The endowed scholarship, which grants Burns a $15,000 stipend to pursue his business goals, was awarded to him based on his leadership skills, business acumen and entrepreneurial desire. Burns […]

Dr. Bob McDonald and Co-Authors Win Stetik Group Best Paper at ICBR Conference in Portugal

Dr. Bob McDonald, United Supermarkets Professor of Marketing, and his co-authors, Abhishek Dwivedi and Lester Johnson, both from the Charles Sturt University in Melbourne, Australia, won the Stetik Group Best Paper Award at the 4th International Consumer Brand Relationship Conference. The conference – which was held May 21–23 at the Porto Business School in Portugal – […]